| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:07 PM
To help promote the title sponsor, players on the stadium court at the AVP Championships near the Huntington Beach Pier crammed their lengthy, sweaty bodies into small convertible smart cars that served as benches that must have lacked supreme comfort....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Kerri Walsh Jennings has set a record for beach volleyball tournament victories by a woman Monday.
Walsh Jennings and teammate April Ross beat Taiana Lima and Talita Da Rocha Antunes of Brazil, 21-14, 17-21 and 15-12, in the women’s final of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:47 PM
XIAMEN, China — Costa Mesa resident April Ross and her partner, Kerri Walsh Jennings, won the Federation International de Volleyball Xiamen Grand Slam beach volleyball tournament on Sunday in China.
Ross and Walsh Jennings, who breaks a tie with...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:15 PM
LONG BEACH — The beach volleyball community is still abuzz about the recent announcement that April Ross would replace Misty May-Treanor as the next partner for three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings.
But though Ross played a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Sean Rosenthal seemed to cover the whole beach in the FIVB Grand Slam gold medal match in Long Beach on Saturday.
Diving digs. Tomahawk digs. Chicken-wing digs. Every time Pablo Herrera Allepuz and Adrian Gavira Collado of Spain were on the verge of...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:42 PM
LONG BEACH — It was somehow fitting that the team with the most history behind it came out on top in the inaugural final of the World Series Cup as part of the World Series of Beach Volleyball on Saturday at Marine Green Park.
This was, after all,...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:31 PM
When it comes to the top 10 Newport-Mesa sports stories of 2013, as selected by the Daily Pilot sports staff, a singular mantra emerges: Work hard. Compete. Win. Celebrate. Repeat.
Five of the top six stories in 2013 shared similar status in 2012,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Music to my ears: Not in the mood to go to the mall on Black Friday but want to find a classic(al) deal? The Pacific Symphony is hinting to its email subscribers about special one-day-only deals available on its website, http://www.pacificsymphony.org....
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:53 PM
When Misty May-Treanor was asked all for that she had to be thankful, the three-time Olympic gold medalist said she is grateful to be starting a family.
May-Treanor, the beach volleyball legend, said she is about three months pregnant with her first...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Misty May-Treanor smiled after reading a name from a raffle Sunday night at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort.
Matty!" she shouted, "referring to her husband, Matt Treanor, the winner of a free manicure and pedicure during a raffle for the Heart of a...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Costa Mesa residents Jake Gibb and April Ross will attempt to regain their dominance on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour when it begins its seven-event schedule in May.
Gibb, with partner Casey Patterson, won four of seven AVP men's events...